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Geir Andersen
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Us military motorcycle INDIAN 741B

September 1, 2019 · in Automotive · · 7 Comments
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So, I found this motorcycle kit from in scale 1/35 and thought to myself that I can build that, after all, I have built tanks in that scale. 🙂

The model was way smaller and fiddly then I expected and after completing it decided to cast it in clear resin, as it was too fragile to be put on the shelf by itself.

After the resin cured, I noticed a load of small bubbles in the resin and the motorcycle itself. 🙁

There is nothing I can do at this stage and after sanding and polishing it I can live with the way it looks. Think I’ll keep it on my desk at work and have it to look at when my mind starts drifting.

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7 responses

  1. What a unique and interesting method of display. Nice...! 🙂

  2. Very good idea indeed, for the moment, I'm assembling the Zvezda R-12 heavy motorcycle, this tiny model is also very fragile, I can tell...
    https://imodeler.com/groups/work-in-progress-armor/forum/topic/arco-dei-fileni-lybia-1941-42/?topic_page=3&num=15
    Provided you have a steady hand, these build into little marvels OOB, the only adjustments I made were spokes and spark- and brake lines.

  3. Really nice build and especially the presentation in the clear resin. I wish someone would make this bike in 1/9 scale so I could build it to go with the 1/9 H-D WLA I built two years ago.

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  4. At last a child and pet safe way of displaying your models! Well done.

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